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The Lawfare Podcast: John Mearsheimer on 'The Great Delusion'

In recent decades, both Democratic and Republican administrations have tried to guide other countries toward liberal democracy. But international relations theorist John Mearsheimer’s latest book, “The Great Delusion: Liberal Dreams and International Realties,” argues that this strategy has made the U.S. a “highly militarized state fighting wars that undermine peace, harm human rights, and threaten liberal values at home.” Last week, at a book talk at the Hoover Institution’s Washington office, Jack Goldsmith sat down with Mearsheimer to discuss the book.

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Today's Headlines and Commentary

President Trump on Thursday acknowledged that missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is likely dead, according to the Wall Street Journal. While Trump remained adamant that Saudi Arabia should be considered innocent until proven guilty, he also said that those found responsible for Khashoggi’s death would face “very severe” consequences.

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The Unfinished Business of Information Sharing: Why the FBI’s Criminal Justice Information Services Division Belongs With DHS

The FBI’s Criminal Justice Information Services Division (CJIS) is an essential hub for bringing together federal and sub-federal data, and should therefore reside within DHS, given the latter’s role as the primary interlocutor between federal and sub-federal agencies.

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